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Elsa Celina
Celina is a very hard-working and enterprising woman. She has been selling shoes and clothing through catalogs for six years. She says that she took on the business to help her husband with the costs of the house, and also because she likes to have her own money. Celina sells her products to people she knows since she sells to them on credit. Many people have treated her poorly and she has had merchandise lost and lost income. She comments that she goes out to the city of Toluca or to Mexico to stock up, since they give her good prices there. In this way she can get a little bit more shoes and clothes. She is thankful for the loan that has been given to her. This way she can have a source of employment and also give her daughters a good quality of life. She is married to Enrique who is a heavy machinery operator. She has two daughters in elementary school. Celina's goal is to buy her own cart to be able to get around with her merchandise.
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Celina es una mujer muy trabajadora y emprendedora, ella se dedica a la venta de zapatos y ropa por catalogo desde hace 6 años, dice que emprendió el negocio para ayudar a su esposo con los gastos de la casa y también por que a ella le gusta tener su propio dinero. Doña Celina vende sus productos a personas que son conocidas ya que les vende en pagos, ya que mucha gente le ha quedado mal y ha tenido perdidas de mercancía y perdidas de ganancias. Comenta que sale a surtir a la cuidad de Toluca o a México, ya que aya le dan buenos precios y así puede ganarle un poco mas a sus zapatos y a la ropa. Ella esta agradecida por su préstamo que le otorgaron ya que así puede tener una fuente de empleo y así darles a sus hijas una buena calidad de vida. Ella esta casada con el señor Enrique el cual es operador de maquinaria pesada y tiene dos hijas estudiantes de primaria, la meta que tiene la señora Celina es comprarse un carro propio para poder trasladarse con su mercancia.

About Mexico

  • $11,249
    Average annual income
  • 5
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  • $17,302,825
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 11.6
    Mexico Pesos (MXN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $700 helped Elsa Celina to sell footwear through a catalog.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
6 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Monthly
Pre-Disbursed:
Apr 11, 2011
Listed
May 6, 2011
Currency Exchange Loss:
Possible
Ended:
Sep 16, 2011